mural on Sudbury building from the article Turning northeastern Ontario cities into outdoor art galleries
Sudbury is home to Canada’s largest mural. Sault Ste. Marie launched a mural pilot this summer. North Bay is currently mulling creating a new mural. Here’s why municipalities are mad for murals.
Sault Ste. Marie from the article One Ontario city’s innovative approach to affordable housing
By buying and renovating derelict properties and arranging forgivable loans, Sault Ste. Marie is aiming to give the working poor a shot at homeownership.
Building from the article Northern Ontario’s warming-centre crisis
As temperatures drop and homelessness increases, shelters in the north face a critical question — how to make sure there’s enough space to accommodate those in need
Sault Ste. Marie from the article Bylaw and order: Northeastern Ontario’s struggle with enforcement
Sault Ste. Marie has received nearly 900 bylaw-related calls since September — but it has only two bylaw officers on staff.  

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Published On: November 07, 2019
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Published On: October 17, 2019
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Published On: September 13, 2019
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Published On: August 15, 2019
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Published On: July 22, 2019
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Published On: July 19, 2019
TVO's northeastern reporter Claude Sharma discusses the connection between Sudbury and NASA.
Published On: July 09, 2019
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Published On: June 24, 2019
At Rainbow Camp, located just east of Sault Ste. Marie, young people canoe, do yoga, and learn about LGBTQ history. TVO.org talks with co-founder Harry Stewart about how the camp came to be and why it’s important to build supportive environments.
Published On: June 07, 2019
TVO.org speaks with Sarita Verma, incoming dean and CEO of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, about the special challenges of providing medical care in the north and who she hopes will replace her.  
Published On: May 28, 2019
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Published On: May 13, 2019
In the past, evacuations from the remote First Nation disrupted education and set students back — this year, class will be in session despite the floods.
Published On: May 10, 2019
Northeastern Ontario Hub reporter Claude Sharma discusses a federal government flood-relieve plan for Kashechewan First Nation.
Published On: April 17, 2019
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Published On: April 12, 2019
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Published On: April 01, 2019
Dozens of municipalities still use combined sewers. In Timmins, that means waste released into lakes — and basements.
Published On: March 29, 2019
TVO.org talks to Little Native Hockey League president Marian Jacko about the growth of the annual tournament — and what the sport means to Indigenous youth.
Published On: March 06, 2019
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Published On: February 28, 2019
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